Schein On: The Podcast

Episode 38

On Episode 38 of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein is joined by recently retired New York Matrimonial Judge Matthew Cooper! This week we talk about his tremendous career including what inspired him to be a lawyer and a judge, the unforgettable cases along with his memorable decisions, what he misses the most about that time in his life, and what’s next for Judge Cooper.

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Episode 37

On Episode 37 of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein is joined by couples therapist and relationship coach, Ellen Boeder. This week we talk about finding the right couples therapist, the myths of couples therapy, and navigating the ups and downs of relationships. This one is a great listen for relationships at any stage.

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Episode 36

On Episode 36 of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein is joined by Dr. Randy Heller of The Family Network. This week, we pull back the curtain on the divorce process. We take a look at the different ways to get divorced – litigation, mediation, and collaborative law and get an inside look into each process from Dr. Randy Heller, a therapist who works with couples going through a divorce. We discuss each process choice and how to divorce in a healthy way. We also talk about the mistakes people make in the divorce process and how to avoid the pitfalls.

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Episode 35

On Episode 35 of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein is joined by not one, but two very special guests! On The Docket, he is joined by Washington DC and Maryland Family Law Attorney Regina DeMeo to discuss the new Netflix documentary, The Tinder Swindler. Following that, Evan is joined by author and journalist, Sushma Subramanian. They talk about her recent article in The Washington Post Magazine, “Who Gets the Child?”, which discusses the equal shared parenting debate in courtrooms across the country and her wide range of interviews and opinions from child psychologists to divorcing parents, as well as her book, “How to Feel: The Science and Meaning of Touch.”

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Episode 34

On Episode 34 of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein is joined by New York City psychoanalyst and author, Dr. Galit Atlas. They have an in-depth discussion about her journey in writing her newly released book, “Emotional Inheritance”, and what she discovered during the process as well as generational trauma, family secrets and so much more.

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Episode 33

On Episode 33 of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein is joined by Northwestern University psychology professor and author of, “The All-or-Nothing Marriage”, Eli Finkel. Together, Schein and Finkel talk about what makes the best marriages work, long-term marriage trends, and why marriage is like mountain climbing. During The Docket, Evan looks at the world of divorce and gives his take on everything from celebrity divorces in the news, to the impact of financial debt on a marriage, to divorce laws in Israel.

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Episode 32

We all have watched families on TV argue and make up. On Episode 32 of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein is joined by media scholar and a professor of television and popular culture, Robert Thompson. We talk about the shows that pushed boundaries and will go down in history as having a huge impact on culture and society. If you are interested in learning how the portrayal of real-life situations is depicted on TV, you won’t want to miss this episode!

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Episode 31

We all know that divorce is an emotional and sometimes traumatic experience, but have you considered the trauma of remaining in an unhealthy relationship? On Episode 31 of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein is joined by Britt Frank, psychotherapist, trauma specialist and author of “The Science of Stuck.” We talk about her book, “The Science of Stuck” and discuss the importance of understanding your trauma and mental health, the scale of the emotional impact you may have from your divorce, and myths and misconceptions of trauma. If you are interested in learning how your divorce may impact your mental health, you won’t want to miss out on this week’s episode!

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Episode 30

Believe it or not, divorce actually CAN be a positive and healthy experience – On Episode 30 of the Schein On podcast, host Evan Schein is joined by Nikki DeBartolo and Ben Heldfond of Our Happy Divorce to discuss how they managed to divorce in a positive way. We talk about their book, Our Happy Divorce, and they give advice on blended families, co-parenting, communication, and how you can also achieve the same style of relationship with your ex. If you are looking to navigate your divorce in a healthy and productive way, you won’t want to miss out on this important conversation!

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Episode 29

As we enter 2022, we look to predict future trends in family law – and to start Season 2, Episode 29 of the Schein On, host Evan Schein talks about his top divorce predictions for 2022. Afterward, he is joined by law professor, writer and advocate, Lara Bazelon, to discuss her recent feature in the New York Times, Divorce Can Be an Act of Radical Self-Love as well as her numerous books. You won’t want to miss this eye-opening discussion to start Season 2.

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Season Finale

What a year! The Season Finale of the Schein On Podcast kicks off with a Divorce Docket Top 10 Year in Review, before featured guest Katharine Esty – psychologist, psychotherapist, and bestselling author of “EightySomethings: A Practical Guide to Letting Go, Aging Well, and Finding Unexpected Happiness” – joins host Evan Schein. They talk about the aging process, and finding happiness later in life. Dr. Esty discusses her book as well as her recent essay in the NY Times on the effect of the pandemic on an older generation, and she and Schein chat about relationships, the myths and misconceptions of aging – and what adult children should know about their parents as they age.

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Episode 27

The holiday season is here – and on of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein talks about what you need to know about navigating the holidays as a co-parent or during your divorce on the Docket. He discusses how to avoid litigating who gets what holiday, and creating a stress free environment for you and the kids. Afterwards, he is joined by UCLA Professor of Sociology Jennie Brand, whose research and work is changing how we think about divorce, family disruption, education and other sociological factors. If you think you know the effects of divorce on children, you definitely don’t want to miss this extraordinary discussion.

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Episode 26

of the Schein On Podcast was truly a Study of Love. During a music-themed Docket, host Evan Schein discussed Adele’s latest hit song, “Easy on Me,” about explaining her divorce to her child. He also broke down the classic Billy Joel hit “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant,” which tells the story of a couple’s beginning, middle, and end. After that, he was joined by Dr. Helen Fisher, Chief Science Advisor to Match.com and author of multiple books, including “The Anatomy of Love.” Schein and Fisher talked about everything from the brain chemistry that helps us fall in love to the way our personalities and mental health affect our relationships with one another and ourselves. You don’t want to miss this.

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Episode 25

of the Schein On Podcast covered a lot of ground. Writer Madeleine Deliee joined host Evan Schein during The Docket, to talk about the “relationship reboot,” and how couples can give themselves a do-over. Later, Schein was joined by featured guest Karey L. O'Hara, a psychologist, professor, and researcher who focuses on science-based interventions which can help children adjust to stressful events in their lives. If you’re interested in what the research shows regarding children, parental conflict, and mental health, you don’t want to miss this episode.

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Episode 24

of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein discusses being back in the courtroom after 18 months, before jumping into a lively conversation about how divorce is portrayed on TV and film, and what we can learn from those depictions. He is then joined by Catherine Shanahan and Karen Chellew, founders of My Divorce Solution, to talk about turning financial chaos into financial clarity, and addressing the concerns couples and individuals have when it comes to finances and divorce.

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Episode 23

Is there a science to being happy? On of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein sits down with Catherine Sanderson, Professor and Chair of Psychology at Amherst College, to talk about her book Positive Shift: Mastering Mindset to Improve Happiness, Health and Longevity. They also talk about the impact close relationships and marriages have on our happiness, and strategies we can use to find happiness.

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Episode 22

of the Schein On Podcast is all about change. On the Docket, host Evan Schein talks about what parenting and running a business have in common, and why NY is putting an end to virtual weddings. He’s then joined by guest Andrea Hipps, a divorce coach and author of the bestselling book The Best Worst Time of Your Life. They discuss Hipps’ experiences with divorce, as well as tips to help you get through the transition period between married life and whatever adventure you choose to embark on next.

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Episode 21

Ever wonder what “conscious uncoupling” really is? of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein sits down with the creator of that term – NY Times Bestselling Author and licensed marriage and family therapist, Katherine Woodward Thomas. On today’s episode, they discuss Thomas’ book, Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After, and how her own life experiences allowed Thomas to create a new kind of roadmap for couples who wish to separate or divorce in a healthier, kinder, and more respectful way.

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Episode 20

of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein gets into it on The Docket, breaking down the legal perspectives and themes of some well-known “divorce” movies: War of the Roses, Mrs. Doubtfire, Wedding Crashers, and Kramer v. Kramer. After that, he’s joined by Daphne de Marneffe, a clinical psychologist and author of The Rough Patch: Marriage and the Art of Living Together. They talked about what healthy conflict looks like, the rise in “gray divorces,” and how to stay out of the divorce attorney’s office.

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Episode 19

Feeling the stresses of everyday parenting? Then you don’t want to miss of the Schein On Podcast, featuring author, parenting expert, and creator of The Parenting Mentor, Sue Groner. Host Evan Schein and Sue talk about how you can bring back the fun and joy – and much-needed sanity – to parenting, whether you’re a single parent, a divorced co-parent, or still married. They also talk about Sue’s book, Parenting with Sanity and Joy, and offer some practical guidance about how to talk to your kids about divorce. You won’t want to miss a minute of this!

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Episode 18

of the Schein On Podcast, Evan Schein sits down with renowned relationship expert and NYT bestselling author, Rachel Greenwald. In this episode, they discuss the keys to successful relationships and why we are seeing more “gray divorces.” They also talk about why dating after a “gray divorce” can be so overwhelming, and Rachel’s upcoming post-divorce dating bootcamp.

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Episode 17

Can your divorce be a gift? Tune in this week to Episode 17 of the Schein On Podcast, where attorney Evan Schein sits down with divorce coach Wendy Sterling, founder of the Divorce Rehab, to find out the answer to this question, learn how Wendy uses her own personal experience to empower and educate so many other people, and discover the playbook for navigating life after divorce.

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Episode 16

of the Schein On Podcast, Evan Schein is joined by Dr. Jann Blackstone, co-parenting expert and author of “Co-parenting through Separation and Divorce,” and founder of Bonus Families. They discuss the complexities and challenges of parenting in a “bonus” family. They also talk about what Vice President Kamala Harris and seven-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady have in common with so many families across the country. Check it out!

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Episode 15

of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein is joined by leading and nationally recognized family law mediator Susan Guthrie, creator and host of The Divorce & Beyond Podcast and The Learn to Mediate Online Podcast. Susan pulls back the curtain on the mediation process, and tackles the myths and misconceptions of mediation. They discuss both the benefits and the future of mediation, and also the importance of having a team of support in place during the mediation process.

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Episode 14

On Episode 14 of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein speaks with actress Jessica Phillips, who is playing Heidi Hansen in the Broadway production of Dear Evan Hansen. In this episode, Schein and Phillips talk about the show, how she relates to her character, COVID’s impact on theater, and finding love and happiness in a second marriage. You won’t want to miss this!

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Episode 13

On Episode 13 of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein is joined by former NFL athlete Wale Ogunleye, leader of the Athletes and Entertainers Strategic Client Segment at UBS Global Wealth Management. We discuss the importance of financial literacy and financial planning early in a career, Wale’s path from the NFL to UBS, what athletes need to know about life off the field, and how athletes can avoid financial mistakes.

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Episode 12

On Episode 12 of the Schein On Podcast, attorney and host Evan Schein sits down with leading sports, entertainment and IP lawyer Darren Heitner, of Heitner Legal, PLLC and The Sports Agent Blog. Schein and Heitner discuss the interplay between family law and sports matters, such as why athletes need prenups, what family lawyers need to know about the business side of sports, and the importance of having advisors.

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Episode 11

On Episode 11 of the Schein On podcast, host Evan Schein sits down with Emma Johnson, creator of Wealthy Single Mommy, to discuss the findings of her “Single Mom Income and Time-Sharing Survey”: the importance of equality in coparenting, taking time for self-care, and how we can reduce the gender pay gap for single mothers.

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Episode 10

The Doctor is in! On Episode 10 of the Schein On Podcast, Dr. Elizabeth Cohen joins attorney Evan Schein once again to talk about the divorce process, self-care, dating after divorce, her new book “Light on the Other Side of Divorce,” and the lessons we’ve learned this year.

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Episode 9

Evan Schein speaks with top business evaluator & forensic accountant Glenn Liebman and leading Connecticut divorce attorney Peter Bryniczka about all things divorce and the impact of covid on “virtual” litigation, cross-examining witnesses, and conducting business evaluations.

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Episode 8

Evan Schein sits down with NYC matchmaker Amy Van Doran, founder of the Modern Love Club, to talk dating during a pandemic: the trends, the “rules,” and the search for a deeper connection in a virtual world.

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Episode 7

Domestic violence isn’t always physical. Evan Schein & Dr. Chitra Raghavan discuss the concepts of coercive and financial control, its warning signs, & addressing it with a Judge when requesting protection on a client’s behalf.

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Episode 6

Dating and finding love during a pandemic? Social media and celebrity divorces? Covering and delivering the news in 2021? This week, attorney Evan Schein talks with Emmy winner, journalist, and legal analyst Stephanie Haney about all this and much more.

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Episode 5

This week, attorney Evan Schein of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein sits down with  “The Divorce Doctor” Dr. Elizabeth Cohen. Schein and Dr. Cohen discuss navigating the complex world of divorce and thriving on the other side. They also discuss her new book, “Light on the Other Side of Divorce.”


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Episode 4

This week, attorney Evan Schein of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein sits down with former professional athlete turned entrepreneur, Malcolm Lemmons, author of “Impact Beyond the Game.” Schein and Lemmons talk about sports and mental health, the importance of financial education, and life after sports. Schein and Lemmons also discuss the evolution and enhancement of the role of the professional athlete, and Malcolm’s new platform “Athletes Unheard.”

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Episode 3
This week, attorney Evan Schein of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein sits down with Dr. Phil Levy, a psychotherapist, couples therapist, management consultant, and author to talk about relationships, marriage, sports and politics.


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Episode 2

This week, attorney Evan Schein of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein sits down with divorce empowerment coach Nikki Bruno, creator of the Epic Comeback, to talk about navigating high-conflict divorce and the launch of her new program “How can you get over your divorce before your divorce is over?”. You don’t want to miss this.

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Episode 1

Athletes, celebrities, divorce, politics, social media, COVID: families have a lot going on these days. Attorney Evan Schein of Berkman Bottger Newman & Schein and Dr. Jeanne Safer, author of “I Love You, But I Hate Your Politics” talk about politically mixed marriages, and how to navigate the conversation with someone you love, in the premier episode of the Schein On podcast. You’re not going to want to miss what she has to say. Listen here.

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Schein On: The Podcast

Ever wonder what “conscious uncoupling” really is? On Episode 21 of the Schein On Podcast, host Evan Schein sits down with the creator of that term – NY Times Bestselling Author and licensed marriage and family therapist, Katherine Woodward Thomas. On today’s episode, they discuss Thomas’ book, Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After, and how her own life experiences allowed Thomas to create a new kind of roadmap for couples who wish to separate or divorce in a healthier, kinder, and more respectful way.

 

 

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